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Yunnanosaurus youngi

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Taxonomy
Yunnanosaurus youngi was named by Lu et al. (2007). Its type specimen is CXMVZA 185, a set of postcrania, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Banqing Houshanliangzi, Jiangyi, which is in a Jurassic terrestrial horizon in the Zhanghe Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Yunnanosaurus youngi Lu et al. pp. 1-2 figs. 2-11
2011Yunnanosaurus youngi Apaldetti et al. p. 4
2016Yunnanosaurus youngi Peyre de Fabrègues and Allain p. 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
genusYunnanosaurus
speciesyoungi

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available